Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The place where a trail begins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The beginning of a trail, often specifically a hiking trail

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the beginning of a trail

Etymologies

trail +‎ head (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Drive four miles in – passing through dramatic cliff formations – to the Wind Caves trailhead, which is marked on the left.

    A Desert Escape

  • He said the trailhead will be a "gateway" to upper park, noting that the improved facilities will bring attention to trails that aren't often frequented by park users.

    Breaking News

  • The trailhead is the primary gateway to the magnificent Eagles Nest Wilderness.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • The trailhead is the wartime necessity of "coming together for the greater good"; from there, even after the cessation of hostilities, the slope just becomes steeper and more slippery.

    Right Wing News

  • But be advised, the 4. 5-mile dirt road to the trailhead is a rough one.

    The Orange County Register - Homepage

  • The trailhead is the little footpath to the left of this house.

    Ron's Log

  • Right at the start of the trailhead is a fountain geyser that bubbles up over the top like a boiling pot every 5 minutes.

    Planet Twisted

  • Its pretty ideal - the Little Dog and I run uphill for about twenty minutes and then we are at the trailhead which is a happily for the Little Dog- leash free.

    The Places I Roam

  • Posts: 16775188 heresjohnny wrote: I'm sure he will be giving a lot of "trailhead" in prison! heresjohnny wrote: I'm sure he will be giving a lot of "trailhead" in prison!

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • From the parking area, the trailhead which is about 100 feet before the stream crossing.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

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